Gartner 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 9, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
P.O. Box 10212
56 Top Gallant Road
Stamford, CT 06902-7700
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On December 9, 2009, Gartner, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), by and among the Company, Silver Lake Partners, L.P., Silver Lake Investors, L.P., and Silver Lake Technology Investors, L.L.C. (collectively, Silver Lake) and Goldman, Sachs & Co. (as Underwriter), related to the sale by Silver Lake of an aggregate of 7,960,641 shares of the Companys common stock (the Offering). The Offering is being made pursuant to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-163607), which was previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and this Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed to incorporate the Underwriting Agreement by reference into such Registration Statement. The Company will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the shares of the Companys common stock by Silver Lake.
The Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference. The above description is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibit.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 11, 2009